What to expect in the first year of cannabis legalization
August 11, 2023
by Christopher Ingraham
Marijuana has been legal in Minnesota for one week, and so far the sky hasn't fallen.
As people all over the state celebrate the ability to use their recreational drug of choice without fear of prosecution, officials are beginning the hard work of setting up the regulatory infrastructure to oversee a new industry.
Until the first retail shops open, marijuana exists in a strange gray area where it's legal to possess and use, but not to buy or sell. That means things are going to be a little weird for a while - here are a few trends to watch out fo...